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A Taste Of Ireland & France

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22 Shore Excursions

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Scenic Drive and Blarney Village - CK02

Take a drive through Ireland’s lush and lovely countryside to charming Blarney Village.

Region:
Ireland
Port/City:
Cork (Cobh)
Duration:
3 hours and 45 minutes
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    Sustainable Tour

    This tour is operated by a tour operator that has been third-party verified to an internationally recognized sustainability standard.
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    Shopping

    Time permitting, limited shopping is available during the tour.
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    Mild

    To fully participate may require leisurely walking over primarily even surfaces.  There may be a limited number of steps, a minimal amount of cobblestones or uneven surfaces, and some standing for extended periods of time.
Starting from (USD)* Adults $52.00 Kids 4-12 $35.00 View Excursion

Leisurely Irish Countryside & Kinsale - CK06

Enjoy a leisurely drive through Ireland’s lush countryside to historic Kinsale.

Region:
Ireland
Port/City:
Cork (Cobh)
Duration:
4 hours
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    Sustainable Tour

    This tour is operated by a tour operator that has been third-party verified to an internationally recognized sustainability standard.
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    Shopping

    Time permitting, limited shopping is available during the tour.
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    Mild

    To fully participate may require leisurely walking over primarily even surfaces.  There may be a limited number of steps, a minimal amount of cobblestones or uneven surfaces, and some standing for extended periods of time.
Starting from (USD)* Adults $52.00 Kids 4-12 $26.00 View Excursion

Waterford and Crystal Visitor Centre - CK63

Visit Waterford, the city established by Viking marauders that became the legendary home of exquisite crystal dart.

Region:
Ireland
Port/City:
Cork (Cobh)
Duration:
7 hours and 30 minutes
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    Sustainable Tour

    This tour is operated by a tour operator that has been third-party verified to an internationally recognized sustainability standard.
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    Shopping

    Time permitting, limited shopping is available during the tour.
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    Moderate

    Full participation may require extended periods of walking over even and uneven surfaces, steep terrain and/or water activity in a slight current. There may be steps, inclines, cobblestone surfaces, and extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitations should take this into account.
Starting from (USD)* Adults $59.00 Kids 4-12 $29.00 View Excursion

Cork City Walking Tour & Irish Pub - CK26

Discover Cork City, one of Europe's best-kept travel secrets – an official European Capital of Culture and a regular on lists of top travel destinations.

Region:
Ireland
Port/City:
Cork (Cobh)
Duration:
3 hours and 30 minutes
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    Light Snack

    Light snacks or refreshments that are served on an excursion are designated with this symbol.
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    Sustainable Tour

    This tour is operated by a tour operator that has been third-party verified to an internationally recognized sustainability standard.
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    Strenuous Activity Level

    Guests must consider their physical fitness level and medical history when determining whether this tour is appropriate. Guests with pre-existing neck, back, knee and/or shoulder injuries, cardiac conditions, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, other heart or respiratory conditions or any other medical condition must take particular caution when selecting a tour - particularly tours categorized as "strenuous". Guests who have concerns must consult with their personal physician before engaging in any activity that may be strenuous for them.
Starting from (USD)* Adults $61.00 Kids 4-12 $32.00 View Excursion

Cork City Panoramic & Irish Coffee - CK27

Take in the sights of Ireland’s vibrant city of Cork and enjoy real Irish coffee.

Region:
Ireland
Port/City:
Cork (Cobh)
Duration:
4 hours
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    Light Snack

    Light snacks or refreshments that are served on an excursion are designated with this symbol.
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    Sustainable Tour

    This tour is operated by a tour operator that has been third-party verified to an internationally recognized sustainability standard.
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    Mild

    To fully participate may require leisurely walking over primarily even surfaces.  There may be a limited number of steps, a minimal amount of cobblestones or uneven surfaces, and some standing for extended periods of time.
Starting from (USD)* Adults $61.00 Kids 4-12 $32.00 View Excursion

Cork City & Irish Whiskey - CK61

Take in the sights of Ireland’s sophisticated city of Cork and see the famous Jameson Irish whiskey distillery.

Region:
Ireland
Port/City:
Cork (Cobh)
Duration:
4 hours
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    Light Snack

    Light snacks or refreshments that are served on an excursion are designated with this symbol.
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    Sustainable Tour

    This tour is operated by a tour operator that has been third-party verified to an internationally recognized sustainability standard.
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    Shopping

    Time permitting, limited shopping is available during the tour.
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    Moderate

    Full participation may require extended periods of walking over even and uneven surfaces, steep terrain and/or water activity in a slight current. There may be steps, inclines, cobblestone surfaces, and extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitations should take this into account.
Starting from (USD)* Adults $70.00 Kids 4-12 $44.00 View Excursion

Blarney Castle & Woolen Mill Shop - CK01

Explore Ireland’s legendary Blarney Castle and plant a kiss on the Blarney Stone.

Region:
Ireland
Port/City:
Cork (Cobh)
Duration:
4 hours
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    Sustainable Tour

    This tour is operated by a tour operator that has been third-party verified to an internationally recognized sustainability standard.
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    Shopping

    Time permitting, limited shopping is available during the tour.
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    Strenuous Activity Level

    Guests must consider their physical fitness level and medical history when determining whether this tour is appropriate. Guests with pre-existing neck, back, knee and/or shoulder injuries, cardiac conditions, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, other heart or respiratory conditions or any other medical condition must take particular caution when selecting a tour - particularly tours categorized as "strenuous". Guests who have concerns must consult with their personal physician before engaging in any activity that may be strenuous for them.
Starting from (USD)* Adults $70.00 Kids 4-12 $44.00 View Excursion

Cherbourg Overview - FC72

Spend half the day discovering the charming city of Cherbourg, home to the largest manmade harbor in the world.

Region:
France
Port/City:
Cherbourg
Duration:
4 hours
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    Family Friendly

    These tours may be suitable for families with young children. Age restrictions may apply.
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    Shopping

    Time permitting, limited shopping is available during the tour.
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    Moderate

    Full participation may require extended periods of walking over even and uneven surfaces, steep terrain and/or water activity in a slight current. There may be steps, inclines, cobblestone surfaces, and extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitations should take this into account.
Starting from (USD)* Adults $74.00 Kids 4-12 $65.00 View Excursion

Panoramic Cherbourg - FC14

See Cherbourg’s notable landmarks, illustrious military vestiges and beloved Catholic monastery alongside a knowledgeable guide while traveling in the comfort of a motor coach.

Region:
France
Port/City:
Cherbourg
Duration:
3 hours
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    Shopping

    Time permitting, limited shopping is available during the tour.
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    Mild

    To fully participate may require leisurely walking over primarily even surfaces.  There may be a limited number of steps, a minimal amount of cobblestones or uneven surfaces, and some standing for extended periods of time.
Starting from (USD)* Adults $75.00 Kids 4-12 $56.00 View Excursion

Cap de la Hague Discovery - FC63

Discover the rugged landscape of the Hague peninsula and the green Norman countryside, passing by charming villages.

Region:
France
Port/City:
Cherbourg
Duration:
4 hours
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    Moderate

    Full participation may require extended periods of walking over even and uneven surfaces, steep terrain and/or water activity in a slight current. There may be steps, inclines, cobblestone surfaces, and extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitations should take this into account.
Starting from (USD)* Adults $80.00 Kids 4-12 $71.00 View Excursion

Prices of Shore Excursions include local transportation, such as motor coaches, limousines, taxis and boats (unless otherwise indicated in the excursion description). Meals and/or beverages are only provided when specified in the excursion description. Snorkeling, scuba and golf tours only include the equipment specified as part of the price. Shore Excursions are subject to cancellation or modification, depending on the number of guests participating. In the event of an excursion cancellation or modification, we will endeavor to provide advance notice to you. Certain tours have a minimum booking requirement, or must be limited to a maximum number of participants. Not all excursions described on this website may be available during a particular sailing. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. reserves the right to cancel any Shore Excursion due to inclement weather conditions, or any other reason whatsoever, and shall not be liable for any loss whatsoever to guest(s) by reason of such cancellation. Full refunds will be extended to guests holding tickets for canceled Shore Excursions. The Guest accepts that Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. acts as agent only for passengers and has no responsibility for the performance of the Shore Excursions herein specified. See your travel partner for additional terms and conditions applicable to your purchase of a Shore Excursion. Shore Excursions can be modified or cancelled up to 48 hours prior to tour port arrival without penalty. Tours involving flights, trains, special events, overnight stays, hotel stays and Private Journeys must be cancelled 30 days prior to sailing to avoid cancellation penalties. Other restrictions may apply. + In the unlikely event that your tour is significantly delayed, we’ll make all the arrangements for you to return to the ship at the earliest opportunity at no expense to you. ©2017 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Ships’ registry: Bahamas.

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  • *Prices are average per person, cruise only, based on occupancy selected, reflect promotional savings (if any), for new individual bookings, are subject to change and availability.
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